Ali Yurukoglu

Professor, Economics

Ali Yurukoglu

Professor of Economics

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Research Statement

Ali Yurukoglu’s research is in the area of industrial organization. He applies statistics to game theoretic models to study regulatory policy and imperfect competition. His research focuses on the media and telecommunications industries. He has recently studied a la carte pricing regulations in cable television, and negotiations and mergers between cable channels and cable distributors.


Ali Yurukoglu is a professor of economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches Data and Decisions in the first year of the MBA program. His research is in the area of industrial organization. Recently, he has used the tools of game theory and statistics to study pricing regulation in the cable and satellite television industry, and the effect of mergers between firms at different points on the supply chain. He received a BA in economics and mathematics from Northwestern University, and a PhD in economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Economics, NYU Stern, 2009
  • BA, Economics and Mathematics, Northwestern University, 2004

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Stanford GSB, 2015–present
  • Assistant Professor, Stanford GSB, 2009–15

Awards and Honors

  • MBA Class of 1969 Faculty Scholar for 2021–22
  • James & Doris McNamara Faculty Scholar for 2015–16


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